Scam Emails Archive : Phishing, ID Theft

Subject: Critical Information Regarding Your Account

From: PayPal <>

This email with the subject "Critical Information Regarding Your Account" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 18 Sep 2007 04:05:48 -0700 and has been classified as a Phishing, ID Theft Scam.

The sender was PayPal <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Dear PayPalmember

You have recently updated your PayPal account according to our standard security procedures.

Unfortunately the update procedure failed because some of the information you provided was incorrect.

Please take 5-10 minutes out of your online experience and update your personal records.

However, failure to update your records will result in account suspension.

To update your PayPal records click on the following link:

Thank You.
PayPal Service Department

Accounts Management As outlined in our User Agreement, PayPal will periodically send you information about site changes and enhancements.